Tag Archives: horses

Freya hates stubble

Yes, I’m afraid the above is true. Freya hates stubble. Not the stuff on my face, you understand. Oh no. In fact, that’s something she shares with Emma. They both like rubbing their faces against my stubble. No, the one … Continue reading

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You’re a cheater!

Today was Surrey County Show day. Always a great day out for all the family. I’m certain Emma would agree though poor Day-z wasn’t that keen on the almost constant avoidance of human feet. Actually, Emma was universally admired, patted, … Continue reading

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Bikes and horses

What a glorious day. No hint of rain, frost everywhere and a delicious drop in temperature. Bliss. Mirinda had guitar this morning but, as soon as she’d returned, we packed the poodles into Sidney and took off for Hankley while … Continue reading

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The Cult of Sisi

Apparently, she wasn’t very nice, hated being royalty and generally vanished for years at a time, missing out on seeing her children grow up. However, once assassinated, the beautiful Elizabeth, Empress of Austria, Queen of Hungary, became a cult figure, … Continue reading

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Rural pursuits

It’s very important, when entering ploughing matches, to keep your line straight and your furrow even. If you don’t, you’ll never win the competition. While this might be easy in a tractor (and I’m not saying it is) when it’s … Continue reading

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Livestock heaven

Today we went to the Surrey County Show. We managed to leave the house quite early, in order to miss the crowds. We last went in 2010 (we were in Italy last year) and I ran with the pigs. This … Continue reading

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The long walk…again

Last May (the 18th to be precise) I took the bus out to Frensham kennels to collect the dogs and then made the long walk home. Well, I did it again today. While the day started grey, I had been … Continue reading

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Pork Chop & Bacon

It was running through my mind as I chased them. Those little oinkers. All I could see bobbing in front of me. Pork chop and bacon. Today was the big day for all of Surrey. The County show. Bank holiday … Continue reading

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